Translation of rehabilitate in Spanish:

rehabilitate

Pronunciation: /ˌriːhəˈbɪləteɪt; ˌriːə-; ˌriːhəˈbɪlɪteɪt; ˌriːə-/

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  • 1.1 (return to society) [ex-prisoners/ex-addicts] rehabilitar, reinsertar en la sociedad; [disabled person] rehabilitar
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    • Steps should be taken to restore peace, rehabilitate the affected persons and to create confidence and sense of security among them.
    • Primary health care is a patient's first point of contact with the health-care system and includes promoting health, preventing disease, and treating and rehabilitating patients.
    • All the patients were rehabilitated according to a modern protocol, permitting immediate full weight bearing and full range of motion.
    1.2 [building] rehabilitar, renovar*
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    • The military has even been called in to assist in environmental cleanup, promote wildlife conservation, rehabilitate public housing, rebuild bridges, and aid in other community projects.
    • In just five years' time, he's whittled down the amount he owes on a $150,000 loan, taken out to rehabilitate his first building, to $58,000.
    • The developer originally applied for tax credits for rehabilitating a historic building, but the credits came with a stipulation that the original plastered ceilings and walls be preserved.
    1.3 [image/reputation] rehabilitar
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    • More recently the Victorian tycoon's reputation has been rehabilitated.
    • Some people might be asking is this an attempt for you to try to rehabilitate your reputation?
    • Reputations are rehabilitated or discredited.

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